Shoe Closet Organization

Shoe closet organization is not one of my strengths.  Just look at the ‘Before’ photo below!  We live in a small, 1920’s bungalow, so our closet space is limited.  The closets that do exist are small and odd shaped.  Corinna helped design a couple of closets in our home (see our great nursery closet) and made them much more functional.  She has taught me quite a bit about closet organization and as a result I have become obsessed with The Container Store!

DIY Shoe Closet Organization: Before Makeover by The Sweet Spot Blog

In our master bedroom there is a weird, shallow little closet just outside of the master bath.  It is perfect for storing shoes and bathroom toiletries, but that is about it.  In order to store as many shoes as possible (priorities!), I’ve always kept my shoes in their original boxes and stuffed and stacked them into place.   However with all of the different size shoe boxes it has always been a mess.  And because the shoes were in solid boxes, I didn’t have a good visual of my shoe options.  The girls deserved better!

DIY Shoe Closet Organization: After Makeover by The Sweet Spot Blog

The Container Store to the rescue! I decided to invest in standard sized, see through shoe boxes. I fell in love with these linen shoe boxes, but at $14.99 each I did the math and quickly changed my tune. Instead I purchased these clear, plastic shoe boxes and they worked beautifully. If you buy them in a case of 20, they are only $1.69 each. They also have boot boxes that are large enough to hold two pairs of boots (or booties!) per box. It has made a huge difference in both look and functionality. I can store significantly more shoes now than I could before the closet make-over!

[nrelate-related]


40 Responses to Shoe Closet Organization

  1. Stephanie September 10, 2013 at 12:43 pm #

    What an incredible transformation!!!

    • Debbie September 10, 2013 at 2:51 pm #

      Thank you! It has made a huge difference. I like opening the closet door now!

  2. Corinna September 10, 2013 at 1:10 pm #

    I love it!

    • Debbie September 10, 2013 at 2:52 pm #

      Thank you! I thought it would make you proud….. :)

      • Corinna September 10, 2013 at 11:28 pm #

        Very proud! Maybe you can come out and organize my shoes?

  3. Michelle September 30, 2013 at 11:36 am #

    I think you were better off without the linen boxes. “Visual management” – being able to make things visible through the use of the clear boxes – makes it easier to pick your shoes every day. And lots of people are “visual”.

    • Debbie September 30, 2013 at 9:54 pm #

      I totally agree. The windows on the linen boxes are not large enough to really give you a good visual of the shoe. I’m happy with the clear, plastic boxes and so is my wallet. Like the term ‘visual management’ – I may need to borrow that!

  4. Harriet Handerson December 3, 2014 at 7:38 am #

    Hey, that’s great! I love these transparent boxes! Thank you for sharing the idea! You did a great job!

  5. go to this site December 18, 2017 at 3:35 pm #

    I simply want to tell you that I’m newbie to blogging and site-building and absolutely enjoyed this blog. Most likely I’m likely to bookmark your website . You amazingly have amazing well written articles. Thanks a bunch for sharing your blog.

  6. serta gel memory foam mattress topper reviews December 20, 2017 at 2:53 am #

    I was actually doubtful regarding getting a mattress online as well as much more about the rate, however this bed is super pleasant as well as well produced.

  7. Forex robot December 20, 2017 at 11:28 am #

    Anyone else having issues viewing this on mobile device?

  8. Agencja Reklamowa GorzĂłw December 20, 2017 at 1:13 pm #

    Hi my friend! I wish to say that this article is awesome, nice written and include approximately all significant infos. I’d like to look extra posts like this.

  9. check my site December 20, 2017 at 6:13 pm #

    Really alluring data you’ll have mentioned, thank you so much for publishing.

  10. click to investigate December 20, 2017 at 11:24 pm #

    Faytech North America is a touch screen Manufacturer of both monitors and pcs. They specialize in the design, development, manufacturing and marketing of Capacitive touch screen, Resistive touch screen, Industrial touch screen, IP65 touch screen, touchscreen monitors and integrated touchscreen PCs. Contact them at http://www.faytech.us, 121 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013, +1 646 205 3214

  11. treppenbauer polen December 21, 2017 at 8:36 am #

    F*ckin’ tremendous things here. I’m very glad to peer your post. Thanks so much and i’m having a look ahead to contact you. Will you please drop me a e-mail?

  12. hop over to here December 21, 2017 at 7:23 pm #

    MetroClick specializes in building completely interactive products like Photo Booth for rental or sale, Touch Screen Kiosks, Large Touch Screen Displays , Monitors, Digital Signages and experiences. With our own hardware production facility and in-house software development teams, we are able to achieve the highest level of customization and versatility for Photo Booths, Touch Screen Kiosks, Touch Screen Monitors and Digital Signage. Visit MetroClick at http://www.metroclick.com/ or , 121 Varick St, New York, NY 10013, +1 646-843-0888

  13. Blog December 22, 2017 at 12:57 pm #

    I simply intend to show you that I am new to wordpress blogging and genuinely liked your article. Most likely I am inclined to remember your blog post . You truly have memorable article content. Truly Appreciate it for giving out with us your very own site information

  14. look at here now December 22, 2017 at 1:13 pm #

    MichaelJemery.com is a site with many hypnosis downloads. Whether you are looking for free hypnosis downloads, self hypnosis download for mp3, video and any audio files, Michael Jemery has the downloads for you. You can download hypnosis from apps, audio, mp3 and even youtube !

  15. wynajem podnośników środa śląska December 22, 2017 at 11:48 pm #

    It is the best time to make some plans for the future and it’s time to be happy. I’ve read this post and if I could I want to suggest you few interesting things or suggestions. Maybe you could write next articles referring to this article. I wish to read more things about it!

  16. podnośnik koszowy wrocław wrocław December 23, 2017 at 6:44 pm #

    Hi there! Someone in my Facebook group shared this website with us so I came to look it over. I’m definitely enjoying the information. I’m bookmarking and will be tweeting this to my followers! Terrific blog and great design.

  17. podnośnik koszowy wrocław wrocław December 24, 2017 at 9:57 pm #

    This design is steller! You certainly know how to keep a reader amused. Between your wit and your videos, I was almost moved to start my own blog (well, almost…HaHa!) Great job. I really loved what you had to say, and more than that, how you presented it. Too cool!

  18. Liposukcja Co To Jest December 26, 2017 at 10:45 pm #

    What i do not realize is in fact how you are no longer really a lot more well-appreciated than you may be right now. You are so intelligent. You realize therefore considerably when it comes to this topic, produced me in my view believe it from a lot of numerous angles. Its like men and women don’t seem to be interested except it’s one thing to do with Lady gaga! Your individual stuffs excellent. Always take care of it up!

  19. Treppenbau Polen December 27, 2017 at 2:08 pm #

    Generally I do not read article on blogs, however I wish to say that this write-up very pressured me to try and do it! Your writing style has been surprised me. Thank you, very great article.

  20. Biuro Rachunkowe Gorzów Wlkp December 28, 2017 at 4:46 pm #

    I see something really interesting about your weblog so I saved to favorites .

  21. Zgrzewarka Do Rur PCV December 29, 2017 at 6:11 pm #

    I have recently started a web site, the info you provide on this site has helped me greatly. Thank you for all of your time & work. “A physicist is an atom’s way of knowing about atoms.” by George Wald.

  22. Wpc Zäune Aus Polen December 31, 2017 at 12:07 am #

    I like the efforts you have put in this, regards for all the great articles.

  23. Einfahrtstore January 1, 2018 at 8:37 am #

    Really nice style and design and superb content , practically nothing else we need : D.

  24. Tworzenie Stron January 1, 2018 at 9:45 am #

    Rattling nice style and design and fantastic subject material , nothing else we require : D.

  25. Autos January 2, 2018 at 1:37 am #

    Hello, you used to write magnificent, but the last several posts have been kinda boring… I miss your super writings. Past several posts are just a bit out of track! come on!

  26. Kiedy Zwrot Podatku January 2, 2018 at 4:42 pm #

    I like this post, enjoyed this one thankyou for putting up.

  27. Polska Telewizja w UK Przez Internet January 3, 2018 at 4:41 pm #

    I have recently started a blog, the information you provide on this website has helped me greatly. Thanks for all of your time & work.

  28. Restauracje Gorzów January 4, 2018 at 6:33 pm #

    But a smiling visitor here to share the love (:, btw outstanding style and design. “He profits most who serves best.” by Arthur F. Sheldon.

  29. Nc+ Pakiety January 6, 2018 at 5:38 am #

    I got what you mean , thankyou for putting up.Woh I am delighted to find this website through google. “Spare no expense to make everything as economical as possible.” by Samuel Goldwyn.

  30. Twister January 6, 2018 at 11:51 am #

    I like this web blog very much, Its a really nice berth to read and incur information. “There is no human problem which could not be solved if people would simply do as I advise.” by Gore Vidal.

  31. Unia January 8, 2018 at 12:44 pm #

    Some truly quality blog posts on this web site , saved to bookmarks .

  32. Hollandlift Megastar Hl330 E14 January 8, 2018 at 2:34 pm #

    Thank you for the sensible critique. Me & my neighbor were just preparing to do some research on this. We got a grab a book from our area library but I think I learned more clear from this post. I’m very glad to see such magnificent information being shared freely out there.

  33. Tur January 8, 2018 at 6:30 pm #

    Some genuinely excellent content on this web site, thank you for contribution. “Careful. We don’t want to learn from this.” by Bill Watterson.

  34. Home Improvement January 8, 2018 at 9:44 pm #

    I dugg some of you post as I cogitated they were invaluable handy

  35. fashion January 14, 2018 at 1:15 pm #

    My brother recommended I might like this web site. He was totally right. This post truly made my day. You can not imagine just how much time I had spent for this information! Thanks!

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Let's get organized! new series!!! - A girl and a glue gun - October 27, 2015

    […] source […]

© 2012, The Sweet Spot Blog. All Rights Reserved.